Establishing Innocence or Guilt

The Reliability of Convictions

- in Plano, Texas, USA

The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024

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Credits:MCLE Credit will be available


This program will highlight topical issues related to actual innocence, focusing on causes of and solutions to wrongful convictions.  It will focus on best practices for defense lawyers, prosecutors and law enforcement officials, discussing forensic evidence and other issues. This course should be relevant to prosecutors and their staff, defense lawyers and their staff, law enforcement officers and judges.

This program is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

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Who Should Attend?

Judges, Prosecutors and their staff, Criminal Defense Attorneys and their staff, Law Enforcement Officers, and law students. Thanks to the grant, the seminar is offered tuition-free to most registrants.

Schedule and Faculty

More information coming soon! Anticipated times for the program’s start/recess:

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
9:00 a.m. Check-in & Registration, followed by Lectures
5:00 p.m. Recess, followed by a Reception

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Recess

Thursday, February 28, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Adjourn

Lunch will be provided each day.

Other Information

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellation must be received 5 business days prior to a program to receive a refund (Email: After this date, no refunds, but substitution of attendees for this program will be permitted with prior approval. Registrants not entitled to a refund will receive the course materials. Note: Registrants must attend the program to receive the course materials, unless tuition was paid.

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The Center for American and International Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status in educational activities, scholarship programs or admissions.

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